Flying Lotus at Terminal 5 in 2010 (more by Brook Bobbins)
Flying Lotus

Flying Lotus, Gang Gang Dance, and Light Asylum are playing a free show at Le Poisson Rouge on September 8 presented by the NYU Program Board. Doors are at 6 PM for the all ages show but admission is open to NYU students only.

Gang Gang Dance recently announced a tour that includes a NYC show at Bowery Ballroom during CMJ. Tickets go on sale Thursday (9/1) at noon.

Speaking of Flying Lotus, he recently announced a multimedia project with Miwa Matreyek. The project, titled The Mapping of Countries Yet to Come, is set to premiere at Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock in LA in June, 2012. According to CFAER:

These multi-disciplinary Los Angeles artists will collaborate together for the first time this year to find inspiration and direct sampling of northeast Los Angeles' imagery and sounds to create The Mapping of Countries Yet to Come, a piece that celebrates the present communities surrounding Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock.

You can help support the collaboration by donating to their kickstarter campaign. Any donations made before November 30 will be doubled by the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.

In other related news, Thundercat, who was on FlyLo's Cosmogramma LP and his Brainfeeder label, put out his album The Golden Age of Apocalypse this week via Brainfeeder. You can stream the entire thing below and purchase it here.

Light Asylum open for !!! one day after the LPR show at their 9/9 Bell House show. Computer Magic are on that bill too. Even sooner Light Asylum play a free show at Union Pool on Saturday (9/3). Light Asylum will also open for Austra at the 10/5 Bowery Ballroom show the day before Austra open for James Blake at the sold out MHOW show. Tickets for the Bell House show and the Bowery show are still on sale.

Updated dates and album stream below...

Thundercat - The Golden Age of Apocalypse Album Stream

Thundercat - The Golden Age of Apocalypse

Flying Lotus -- 2011 Tour Dates
September 9 Le Poisson Rouge New York, NY
October 20 FRANCE, Paris: REX Club
October 21 NETHERLANDS, Amsterdam: Melkweg
October 22 GERMANY, Berlin: Maria
October 23 UK, Liverpool: The Masque
October 26 UK, London: Koko
October 27 UK, Bristol: Trinity Centre
October 28 UK, Brighton: Brighton Concorde 2
October 29 UK, Manchester: Warehouse Project

Gang Gang Dance -- 2011 Tour Dates
9th September Le Poisson Rouge New York
23rd September Midpoint Music Festival, Cincinnati
24th September Pygmalion Music Festival, Urbana
28th September Club Dada, Dallas
30th September Theatre Fru Fru, Mexico City
1st October Fitzgerald's, Houston
3rd October Mohawk, Austin
5th October Crescent Ballroom, Phoenix
7th October Casbah, San Diego
8th October Pappy & Harriets, Pioneertown
9th October Cultural Collide Festival, Los Angeles
10th October Henry Miller Memorial Library, Big Sur
11th October The Independent, San Francisco
13th October Holocene, Portland
14th October Neumos, Seattle
15th October The Biltmore Cabaret, Vancouver
18th October 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis
19th October Majestic Theater, Madison
21st October 123 Pleasant Street, Morgantown
22nd October Bowery Ballroom, New York

Light Aslyum -- 2011 Tour Dates
9/3 Union Pool, Brooklyn, NY FREE
9/8 Le Poisson Rouge New York, NY w/ Flying Lotus, Gang Gang Dance
9/9 The Bell House Brooklyn, NY w/ !!!, Computer Magic
10/5 Bowery Ballroom New York, NY w/ Austra